When people started sending Wine Spectator news editor Mitch Frank the headlines, he was intrigued. “Two glasses of wine could exceed a whole day’s sugar intake.” “Two glasses of wine have more calories than a burger.” One compared wine to doughnuts. Local TV stations were reporting on a new study out of the U.K. that had found wine was packed with sugar. But which wines did the study use, and are these claims true about all wines, if any? Read on for the truth behind the study.
From the Jun 30, 2022, issue